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on 10 Oct 2010 07:56

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My Favourite Films of the 80's

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People who added this item 3424  Average listal rating (2198 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.4 
1. Full Metal Jacket (1987)
This film is well, fantastic. The actors do an outstanding job and the pace of the film is really good and doesn't felt dragged out in any parts and its directed by my favourite director, Stanley Kubrick.

Superb film.
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People who added this item 3689  Average listal rating (2496 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.3 
2. Die Hard (1988)
This film, like Lethal Weapon just has a perfect blend of action and humour and I watch it all the time, its my addiction.
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People who added this item 1821  Average listal rating (1258 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating 7.6 
3. Lethal Weapon (1987)
This film, like Die Hard is my addiction.
It to provides the perfect blend of action and humour and has one great final fighting sequence.
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People who added this item 3454  Average listal rating (2135 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.3 
4. Scarface (1983)
This movie was so intense the first time I saw it, but at the end I felt Al Pacino delivered a wonderful performance in an overall fantastic film.
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People who added this item 4545  Average listal rating (3025 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
5. Batman (1989)
Theres no question, I love Batman and this one is really well done, I love the look of Gotham City and Micheal Keaton potrays Batman really well.
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People who added this item 4609  Average listal rating (3142 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 8.1 
6. The Terminator (1984)
This is one movie that is really something special and I thought when I first saw it, I was terrified of the Terminator character as a child, the first scene I remember seeing is when he gouged his eyes out into the sink.
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People who added this item 4184  Average listal rating (2814 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.4 
7. Beetlejuice (1988)
Micheal Keaton gives an excellent performance in this movie, though he doesn't get much screen time and this movie was wacky and watching it as a child I loved this movie a bunch.
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People who added this item 4582  Average listal rating (3088 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.6 
8. Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ar... (1981)
This film was something, when I first saw it I thought it was really entertaining and action packed and had witty humour and is a fun film to enjoy.
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People who added this item 6437  Average listal rating (4272 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.5 
9. Back to the Future (1985)
Theres not much that can be said about this film, except that its a real exceptional and fun movie.
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People who added this item 1135  Average listal rating (788 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.6 
10. Rocky IV (1985)
This movie for me gets me really pumped, particularly during the training montage and I think though its finish is a tad predictable and alike to the previous films that it delivers another fun story and I find its always good for a watch.
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People who added this item 908  Average listal rating (608 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating 7.6 
11. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
This movie was over the top and hillarious and I felt sympathetic towards John Candys character and think him and Steven Martin played really well off one another.
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People who added this item 2436  Average listal rating (1560 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating 7.2 
12. The Karate Kid (1984)
Such an inspiring film for me, but unlike Rocky IV I could really relate more to Daniel, I love all three of the films, but feel this one is definately the best and its a real good watch.
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People who added this item 2700  Average listal rating (1761 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating 7.2 
13. Gremlins (1984)
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People who added this item 2953  Average listal rating (1894 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 7.9 
14. The Breakfast Club (1985)
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People who added this item 1599  Average listal rating (1047 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating 7.3 
15. Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
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People who added this item 2189  Average listal rating (1389 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
16. The Princess Bride (1987)
I first saw this movie in primary school and fell in love with it and how different it was to every other childrens story out there and I still enjoy it as much as a child and can watch it over and over.
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People who added this item 1258  Average listal rating (921 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.7 
17. First Blood (1982)
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People who added this item 2729  Average listal rating (1850 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 7.9 
18. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
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People who added this item 4752  Average listal rating (3185 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating 7.8 
19. Ghostbusters (1984)
Who ya gonna call?

Damn right, this movie was one of my favourites to come out of the 80's and also one of the funniest.
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People who added this item 1557  Average listal rating (1013 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.6 
20. The Meaning of Life (1983)
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People who added this item 2253  Average listal rating (1396 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.2 
21. Platoon (1986)
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People who added this item 835  Average listal rating (556 ratings) 6.5  IMDB Rating
22. Scrooged (1988)
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People who added this item 1797  Average listal rating (1103 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.3 
23. Raging Bull (1980)
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People who added this item 973  Average listal rating (655 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 7.6 
24. The Road Warrior (1981)
The end scene of this movie, is just wow, no words to describe it but this movie is absolutely brilliant and the final scene made car action scenes more interesting for me, then any other movie possibly has.
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People who added this item 1512  Average listal rating (972 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating 7.2 
25. The Lost Boys (1987)
One of my favourite Vampire movies, though I haven't actually seen the Lost Boys 2, I haven't been hearing too many good things about it, I love this one however and think its a new take on the vampire.
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People who added this item 2144  Average listal rating (1534 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 7.9 
26. Predator (1987)
I really need to get this film on dvd as well, I absolutely love it and its such a fantastic movie, I was scared to death of the predator as a kid, but its great now.
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People who added this item 1029  Average listal rating (673 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.8 
27. Superman II (1980)
When I think of the Superman movies I think about this one straight away, the characters are more developed and Christopher Reeves delivers another solid performance as the Man of Steel
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People who added this item 565  Average listal rating (384 ratings) 6.1  IMDB Rating 6.3 
28. A View to a Kill (1985)
Not my favourite James Bond movie, but certainly one of the better Roger Moore ones, I definately like Christopher Walken's role and think it is a decent movie.
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People who added this item 680  Average listal rating (455 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating 5.9 
29. Teen Wolf (1985)
Micheal J. Fox is amazing to me, I love his movies and find him to be a real inspirational person and this particular movie was one I was very fond of watching growing up, along with watching back to the future.
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People who added this item 571  Average listal rating (387 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating 6.8 
30. The Burbs (1989)
I don't own this one on dvd, but everytime I know its on television, I make sure to watch it, its not the best movie but its definately a memorable one for me.
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A list of majority of my favourite films from the 80's, any that I forgot, simply slipped my mind, but these are the ones I own and are most memorable for me when I think of movies from the 80's. E.T isn't here, but thats because I don't own it.

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